St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the
Cathedral's Adult Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
Is my life worth living? Am I loved? No human being should have to ask themselves these questions, but many Black and Queer Christians
have done so and continue to do so, not least in response to a church which frequently divides God’s children into those who can bask
immediately in the joy of God’s love, and those it treats as if they were beyond God’s grace.
Jarel Robinson-Brown says there is a famine of grace in the church. He and Paula Gooder will be in conversation about what grace is, the
deadliness of bad theology, narratives of inclusion and exclusion in the church and in the Bible, and where wisdom and justice can be
The Revd Jarel Robinson-Brown is an Anglican minister who has served in churches in Wales and London and as a Chaplain at
King’s College London. He is the author of Black, Gay, British, Christian, Queer: The church and the famine of grace (SCM Press 2021)
and is the Vice-Chair of OneBodyOneFaith.
Dr Paula Gooder is a renowned Biblical Scholar and Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral. Her many bestselling books include
Heaven, Body, and Phoebe: A Story.
The event is free, but if you are able to make a donation to the continuing learning programme at St Paul’s Cathedral when you register for the
event we would be very grateful.